|CUNARD UNVEILS 2014 WORLD VOYAGE PROGRAM |
|New program features 85 unique ports of call in 40 countries across Cunardís three ships |
Cunard Line has announced its 2014 World Voyage program. With visits to 85 unique ports of call in 40 countries, the program offers travellers opportunities to explore South America, circumnavigate Australia and discover Japan and Southeast Asia.|
On sale Sept. 5, the program will feature three World Voyages ranging from eight to 133 days aboard Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, with embarkation points in Southampton, England, New York, Fort Lauderdale and San Francisco, depending on the voyage.
Flagship Queen Mary 2 will celebrate its 10th anniversary season with a 119-day World Voyage, commencing from Southampton and visiting 30 ports of call in 19 countries. Guests have the option to return to Southampton, or to New York via the Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossing.
Destination highlights will include Namibia and the sculpted dunes; Cape Town and Table Mountain; plus Queen Mary 2's second, full circumnavigation of Australia calls in Cairns, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. On its return route from Sydney, guests will experience a range of Asian sights and cultures before transiting the Suez Canal and cruising the Mediterranean.
Overnight calls will include Cape Town, Hong Kong and Dubai.
Queen Victoria's 116-day World Voyage will sail roundtrip from Southampton and visit 40 ports in 19 countries, including an extended trip around South America and an overnight call in San Francisco.
Guests begin their journey in Southampton or Fort Lauderdale and head to Rio, silent turquoise glaciers in Chile, the Pacific Islands, Cape Horn, Amalia Glacier, Pio X Glacier, Easter Island and Pitcairn Island. Other highlights will include seven calls in New Zealand and visits to American Samoa, Tonga and Hawaii.
Queen Victoria will make 10 maiden calls during this World Voyage: Fortaleza (Brazil), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Montevideo (Uruguay), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Puerto Madryn (Chile), Ushuaia (Argentina), Punta Arenas (Costa Rica), Puerto Montt (Chile), Moorea (French Polynesia) and Suva (Fiji).
Queen Elizabeth will return to the World Voyage with a 118-day circumnavigation of the globe featuring embarkation points in Southampton, New York, Fort Lauderdale or San Francisco. The ship will visit 41 ports in 24 countries and feature a first-ever visit to Japan where it will make four maiden calls: Kochi, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagasaki. Additional highlights include the Panama Canal, Hawaii and Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Overnight calls will include San Francisco, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai. Additional maiden calls will include Busan (South Korea), Shanghai, Xiamen (China) and Abu Dhabi.
Guests who book their 2014 World Voyage adventure before Feb. 28, 2013 will receive an On Board Credit of up to US$3,000 per stateroom - on Full World and Liner Voyages.
Guests who book a Full World Voyage will receive complimentary Hotel & Dining Charges (gratuities).
In addition to On Board Credit, World Club members will receive additional savings of up to $2,000 per person. These World Club savings will combine with most other offers that are available to past guests.
New for 2014, guests may opt to increase overnight stays by three or four days in Santiago, Cape Town and Sydney, when booked in conjunction with select voyages.